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Haibun Monday: Who? What? Why?

Write a haibun about what/who inspired you to write poetry. I started writing ‘poetry’ when I was in my teenage years. I found it a means to express my feelings mainly about girls I thought I should know and fall … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #204 – Dead at Fifty

Image – Hossein Zare He tried the road less travelled Dead end! Then he followed the crowd. Dead end! He tried finding himself within the cosmos Ended up lost He tried losing himself in the humdrum Ended up lost. Stood … Continue reading

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Manic Monday #9 Challenge – Turn the Page

Based on Bob Seger’s “Turn the Page. She was the bravest of women, Full not only of determination But compassion for others And a fierce passion for the things she held dear. It wasn’t always so, she led a life … Continue reading

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Whiteout Wednesdays #8 – Elegy

 Elegy by Mary   frozen   in February. winging   ugly Imperfect   line, of  buildings. flag flapping An orange curtain hurts     so bright. sight looks back the butter knife. awkwardness. makes   pilgrimage Through riff-raff into the caprice a pony circle’s but never … Continue reading

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Quadrille #28 – Spring

Rich and deep red, Lighting up my garden Awakening me from the gloom of winter Shivering, longing for the warmth of spring. I’ll watch you grow Nurture that wondrous moment As you slowly take shape Uncurl in all your beauty … Continue reading

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dVerse Quadrille #27 – Giggle

She giggled unashamedly when I said my name She gasped when I played my game. After she touched my nose, giggled, said its cute. When she awoke, she giggled in delight to see me still here. We embraced, rolled as … Continue reading

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Whiteout Wednesdays #4

cities bring you poems, and   orchards pass by. in your bed, grief, listening to sleep beautifully explained, weep   cannot kiss your  face. Lovers put on her lips like clothes, wear her body pyramided against the disappearing wall. The sky washed … Continue reading

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